When breath becomes air

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New York : Random House Audio, 2016.
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital
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For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living?At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a naïve medical student "possessed," as he wrote, "by the question of what, given that all organisms die, makes a virtuous and meaningful life" into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, the most critical place for human identity, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality. What...

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Kalanithi, P., & Malhotra, S. (2016). When breath becomes air. Unabridged. New York: Random House Audio.

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Kalanithi, Paul and Sunil. Malhotra. 2016. When Breath Becomes Air. New York: Random House Audio.

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Kalanithi, Paul and Sunil. Malhotra, When Breath Becomes Air. New York: Random House Audio, 2016.

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Kalanithi, Paul., and Sunil Malhotra. When Breath Becomes Air. Unabridged. New York: Random House Audio, 2016.

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English
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9780399566196 (sound recording)

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Unabridged.
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Narrator: Sunil Malhotra.
Description
For readers of Atul Gawande, Andrew Solomon, and Anne Lamott, a profoundly moving, exquisitely observed memoir by a young neurosurgeon faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis who attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living?At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. And just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a naïve medical student "possessed," as he wrote, "by the question of what, given that all organisms die, makes a virtuous and meaningful life" into a neurosurgeon at Stanford working in the brain, the most critical place for human identity, and finally into a patient and new father confronting his own mortality. What...
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